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PA·BA

 (pä′bə)
n.
A crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, sometimes used in sunscreens.

[p(ara)-a(mino)b(enzoic) a(cid).]

PABA

(ˈpɑːbə)
n acronym for
(Elements & Compounds) para-aminobenzoic acid

PABA

(ˈpɑ bə)

n.
para-aminobenzoic acid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PABA - a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
sun blocker, sunblock, sunscreen - a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
Translations

PABA

V. paraaminobenzoic acid.
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From SPF calculations, it was observed that both novel sunscreen filters showed high SPF number of 20.60 and 26.17 PABA methyl ester and PABA meth yl stearate respectively while PABA showed the low SPF number of 17.60 at the same concentration.
"The PABA, with the solid support of the Philippine Sports Commission, is working on the country's quality participation in sanctioned tournaments to improve our once competitive world ranking," PABA president Chito Loyzaga said.
Lecture Hall in connection with the PABA Trade Show and Conference which would be held in Falls Church USA on October 20.
The proposed PAB gets its independence and teeth by meeting the five pillars of police accountability, as laid out by the PABA. Those five pillars are independence from RPD and city government, independent investigative authority, disciplinary power through a disciplinary matrix established alongside the Rochester Police Chief and the Rochester Police Locust Club, subpoena power, and the power to assess RPD policies and make recommendations.
While selections will focus on identifying players ready to make an impact on the international stage, PABA will also be on the lookout for the stars of tomorrow.
The foreign diplomats namely Abdul Basit Khan (Afghanistan), Sengad Ahmed (Algeria), Vadzim Klsiallou (Belarus), Paba Sale Epse Saidou Oumate (Cameroon), Placida Obono Nve Mangue (Equatorial Guinea), Gebresilasie Tadese Tsegay (Ethiopia), Om Parkash Goundar (Fiji), Domingos Nhaga Incanha (Guinea Bissau), Ibrahima Saidou Camara (Guinea), Rakotoarinirina Noroniaina Salohy (Madagascar), Hussain Sinaah (Maldives), Miss Bibi Aisha Ismael Lakhi(Mauritius), Janardan Gautam , Yasoda Adhikari(Nepal), Aminat Abdul-Azeez, Dauda B.
Though the Philippines failed to make it to the top three and earn a ticket to the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup next year, the campaign was still a source of pride for the Philippine Amateur Baseball Association (PABA) with coach Egay delos Reyes calling the shots.
Coppertone CLEARLYSheer Whipped Sunscreens, available in SPF 30 and 50, will not clog pores or cause breakouts, feels clean and light on skin and glide on easily, say officials, while Coppertone WaterBABIES Pure & Simple Whipped Sunscreen is free of fragrance, parabens, PABA, dyes and oil and spreads easily on babies' skin in a light and soft formula.
Coppertone WaterBABIES Pure & Simple Whipped Sunscreen is free of fragrance, parabens, PABA, dyes and oil, and it spreads easily on babies' skin in a light and soft formula.
Matthew Paba wants to provide a home to the unknown man, who can often be seen sleeping rough in Stockton High Street.
"We are open to business, and we are open to foreign investment," she said, adding she was honoured to represent Pakistan at NASDAQ on the Independence Day celebrations from the platform of the Pakistan-American Business Association (PABA).
It is an honour to repre- sent Pakistan at the NAS- DAQ opening bell ceremony as part of our Independence Day celebrations from the platform of the Pakistan- American Business Associa- tion (PABA) which is doing an excellent job to promote Pakistan-US business ties through private sector cooper- ation," Dr Lodhi said before pressing the button to set off the bell.